controlling the wireless interface [fixed -- ignore]

Chad Perrin perrin at
Fri Apr 27 23:32:34 UTC 2007

On Fri, Apr 27, 2007 at 05:08:28PM -0600, Chad Perrin wrote:
> I've gotten the wireless interface on a Thinkpad R52 working from the
> instructions in the FreeBSD Handbook:
> Unfortunately, I seem to have run into a problem.  Most of the time, the
> interface that will be used is the RJ-45 ethernet NIC, not the IPW2200
> wireless NIC.  I've yet to find a way to get the wireless to work
> without starting it at boot time.  How would I go about configuring the
> system so that it doesn't start fwe0 at boot, but allows me to start it
> (easily) later if I need it?

Please ignore this.  I seem to have made a stupid error during install.
I used the wrong firmware.  All is now well.

CCD CopyWrite Chad Perrin [ ]
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give the audience."

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